Pens cost 15p each,
Pencils cost 5p each.
Rachel spent 50p altogether.
How many pens and pencils did she buy?
Dishes cost £1.76 each,
Plates cost £1.65 each.
Lily spent £10.34 on dishes and plates.
How many of each did she buy?
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Sandwiches cost £1.65 each,
Drinks cost £1.16 each.
Megan spent £70.74 on sandwiches and drinks.
How many of each did she buy?
[Assume that they bought at least one of each of the items above.]
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A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  
1  Sandwiches  
2  Drinks  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 
3  1  £2.81  £4.46  £6.11  £7.76  £9.41  £11.06  £12.71  £14.36  £16.01  £17.66 
4  2  £3.97  £5.62  £7.27  £8.92  £10.57  £12.22  £13.87  £15.52  £17.17  £18.82 
5  3  £5.13  £6.78  £8.43  £10.08  £11.73  £13.38  £15.03  £16.68  £18.33  £19.98 
6  4  £6.29  £7.94  £9.59  £11.24  £12.89  £14.54  £16.19  £17.84  £19.49  £21.14 
7  5  £7.45  £9.10  £10.75  £12.40  £14.05  £15.70  £17.35  £19.00  £20.65  £22.30 
8  6  £8.61  £10.26  £11.91  £13.56  £15.21  £16.86  £18.51  £20.16  £21.81  £23.46 
9  7  £9.77  £11.42  £13.07  £14.72  £16.37  £18.02  £19.67  £21.32  £22.97  £24.62 
10  8  £10.93  £12.58  £14.23  £15.88  £17.53  £19.18  £20.83  £22.48  £24.13  £25.78 
11  9  £12.09  £13.74  £15.39  £17.04  £18.69  £20.34  £21.99  £23.64  £25.29  £26.94 
12  10  £13.25  £14.90  £16.55  £18.20  £19.85  £21.50  £23.15  £24.80  £26.45  £28.10 